Funeral directors around the nation are getting used to the idea that the next of kin may request DNA testing. The National Funeral Directors Association even has an authorization form available on its website to be signed by the spouse or next-of-kin concerning the collection of DNA samples. In fact, many are adding it to their portfolio of services to offer the bereaved. Drew Robb offers valuable tips for PIs interested in pursuing this investigative specialty.
Catfishing is setting up a false personal profile on a dating or social media site for fraudulent or deceptive purposes. PI Stacy Jones reports that it hard to know exactly how many people have fallen victim to catfishing as the statistics are not clear, mostly because victims rarely come forward. But Facebook estimates that 8.7 […] Read More →
For decades the answer to the question, “Can a PI be a Criminal Profiler?” would have been a resounding “NO”. PI Magazine’s editor has researched to find today’s answer. Could this be your specialty? Read More →
Responses from a dozen claims adjusters, examiners, insurance professionals, attorneys, and others resulted in Visnic’s comprehensive list of red flags in workers’ compensation claims investigations. Read More →
UCLA law professor Paul Bergman believes that criminal defense investigators should make an attempt to interview the witnesses who have been endorsed by the prosecution. When advising law students and legal consumers, Bergman makes the point that police reports may have omitted or misstated some information. He shared this and other important tips with PI […] Read More →